KWTC Lecture

 
Date:
August 1, 1982
Location:
Espanola, NM
 
 
 
 

... Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa, Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh!

We sit here today to understand the cycle of life. Now it is said there are about four and a half billion people on earth and each one has his own happiness and each one has his own pain. This has been going on from the time Immemorial and shall be going on till time Immemorial because in the words of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. ,

"Naanak dukhiaa sabh sansaar, so sukhiaa jas naamNaam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. udhaar."

'Nanak the whole world is in pain only happy are those who have meditated on God.'

Now, that's a statement. The other statement is that millions and millions of us people we want to become spiritual and we want to walk towards the spirit of God and then we for that path we belong either to the religion which our parents gave us or to the religion we adapted or we freaked out or we want to be somebody. Or sometime we feel that whether we walk on certain path or we don't walk on certain path we are religious. We have degree of religion and degree of appreciation and degree towards God, whole thing is judged by human emotions. How you feel, how we don't feel, who is who? Some people have nothing, they feel they have got everything. Some people have everything they feel they have got nothing, it goes on.

But in America I have very strangely found something. Americans in general have one religion and that is their money. If anything can make you feel good earth wise or monetary wise or something like that, you feel very happy about it. And when things go little bit wrong and rough, things are going to go rough anyway whether you like them or not because this continent which is called United States of America you have exploited in two hundred years and brought to the point that it can't even hold you, so what you can do. You stretch something so fast, so vast, and so stupidly and then you think that you have the right to be happy and totally taken care of, well it's not possible, take it from there. And what should happen is that you should confront the possibility that you cannot exploit anything you want and then you will start turning towards the mind and towards the soul and try to understand your mistake.

So, I fully understand the Indian continent was known as a place where milk flows in the rivers and honey hangs on everywhere and people were rich. If you understand the people who visited that continent and talked about it you will be shocked. In those days America was nothing but there were few bunch of Indian tribes here and there somewhere. And what they talked about the wealth and the character of the people one man Chinese traveler Huan Tsang said, "Everywhere I go I asked for a glass of water they gave me a glass of milk and no where they gave me a glass of milk in anything other than a silver glass. In every house I ate the food was lavish that I couldn't decide what to eat and what not to and when I left the house they gave me a gold piece and thanked me for coming." And he said, "Anywhere I have visited I have not found a single door closed, people live in trust, people live in peace and people are fabulously rich and every life is very lavish." Even he described somewhere that in one boat where he traveled through the river he said, "I could not say that this is a gold boat but the decoration and the work done by the gold and silver and for ordinary passenger is he says, it's not a special boat," but that is how richness and lavishness was, that was one time.

There was a time when thousands and thousands people died and we didn't have a handful of grains to save their lives, so things can go up and down. If today we don't have a nuclear war it is not that because Russia doesn't want to do something and America is very strong to do it, fact is that Russians are not getting a good weather and they don't have a food. So when there is no food at home you can't afford a war, it is as simple as that.

So basically our politics our social life and our things are based on differently. But one thing is very unfortunate, here in the congregation who we are we are but some people do, some people came on the path in the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's way and they are all right but they do not have the strength to continue. And we have not manifested yet a very rhythmic system in the community to offer ourself as a support to those who are spiritually ailing or spiritually sick. We have not yet made ourself available. Even all this hierarchies this Mukiya Singh Sahib and Singh Sahib and these ministers and people who think they are very good and whatever you want to call them, have not developed an basic idea that I call it spiritual nursing. In a community where there is no hospital and there is no dispensary and there is no doctor and there is no first aid and there is no ambulance available how can you live in that community? And that's not only the problem with us, it's a problem with every spiritual community. In the spiritual community I have realized something very fantastic when somebody starts falling or going down the hill everybody kicks him, good-bye.

I asked somebody, I said, "Why don't you call so and so and talk to her?"

And she said, "It's a waste of time, she is a freak."

I said, "What a great pleasure it can be than to talk to a freak?"

If one who loves God cannot talk to the one who is godless person what is the use to belong to God. What is the big idea?

Life is a challenge in itself. Life is a weakness in itself. And life is always up and down. There is a very unfortunate part which I want to discuss with you. When you do not walk on the path of God you are miserable. When you talk and walk on a path of God you are miserable. But each time the miserability is different, miserability doesn't leave. Only you won't be miserable if you only understand one thing and that is that you are walking towards God and you feel that Infinity, the attitude of service, sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. . If you make life as a sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , pain will go away. That's what it is.

What I found out when I came twelve, fourteen years ago that don't get involved with people they are unaware anyway, so there is no problem. Problem is that if somebody has a problem and becomes little bit of aware of, little bit and that person approaches you and that's the time to help and elevate them. It is the process of elevating others which is the process of joy. There is no other way. If you think the man who is a spiritual he is supposed to get the best of the bread and who is not spiritual is not going to get his bread, you are wrong. May be the one who does not believe in God has a better bread than one who believes.

It has been seen lot of time that people who are very spiritual their environments are very, very tight and people who are not spiritual they are very, very lavish. Because the principle is the man who is spiritual has definite principles to follow, different directions to go. He has a set limits, his set up is very, very refined and confining and sophisticated. The person who is not spiritual is a bizarre, it can do anything. It doesn't mean anything, very insensitive people.

What is spirituality? It is a sensitivity towards God, what is a love? It's a sensitivity, it's a continuous sensitivity, it is not emotional. Emotionalism is not a part of love at all. It has nothing to do with love; emotions and commotions and feeling and understanding and making love or hating person and all this has nothing to do. It has absolutely no touch with reality. How much rich you are, how much poor you are, how much pretty you are, how much clean you are, how much ugly you are, all that has nothing to do between God and you. If God deals with your sentiments and your sensitivity and your cleanliness and all that then I think the God has no other work but expect getting into this whole scene. We remain clean, we decorate ourself, we wear jewelry, we'll come before the GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. , we become the SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. sangath to become attractive. Man of God becomes very pretty, clean, simple and attractive to attract others towards cleanliness, towards Godliness, it's a sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. .

When you go and meet somebody you get very impressively the right to impress other person, similarly when you come to the temple you come to the GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. , you come to meditate, you do all that to feel good, to make others feel good. But beyond that there is nothing much but there is one thing, if you have constant sensitivity, constant sensitivity towards God and GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. you shall have no pain. You know, your idea is, 'I miss you, I love you, I want to be with you, I am not with you, you didn't call me, I didn't call you, I didn't send you any gift, this is my very humble gift, I couldn't give you more,' all that business bargains broad situation. I call it party line, party politics, you do with God. When you get up one day in the morning for SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. you feel very good and then you say God must be around me all day sure, as He has no other time. What God should do with the guy who is playing is golf He has to see him, rather God will like to see some neurotic rather than you. You are already on the path why should anybody worry about you. Children who are very sensitive and sensible and very beautiful, parents don't keep a watch on them but if somebody has a neurotic child he is going to, where is she, what is wrong, what is going on, what is happening?

So basically your fulfillment cannot come by the feeling of God giving you gift or going around you, that's not possible. And neither your feelings can come through your super powers, occult powers. It's not that when you walk on the path of God you should be richer, those who don't they should be poor, if they should... (?) welcome they start getting poor that's okay but don't expect much. There is a one joy which you don't enjoy and that is the joy of the longing. Longing to belong, it's a sensitivity that it makes everything else as insensitive, it's a state of painlessness, they call it state of ecstasy. And that is when you feel and you feel to feel the longing to belong. When you belong matter ends. Yog is to join, pog is that you have already joined and enjoyed. When you weave a cloth it is a yog, you are putting length and breadth together and weaving it. Paag is when you take a cloth and separate it, trrrr, it takes one second. Same cloth, same you. The joy which each one of you can enjoy is your depth, depth to long and it's endless.

And I'll end up with a story. Once somebody fell in love with God and prayed and prayed, God didn't appear. He got very mad, did everything he knew God didn't appear. Got super mad, so one day he started yelling and screaming and behaving like a neurotic person and then God appeared. He said, "What is wrong with you?"

He said, "Well, I worship you so much you didn't show up, and just today one day I have done everything in the world wrong and here you are."

And God said, "When I didn't show up before you I was showing myself through you. When I did not show up before you like a criminal as I am now I was showing my grace through you but now you have gone nuts I have just come personally to ask you what is wrong."

He said, "I wanted to see you."

He said, "Fool, nobody can see me, I am seen and unseen. I am very powerful, very unlimited, very beautiful when I am unseen and then when I was you, now you are separate me and you, tell me what I can do for you?"

What you can ask God?

And he said, "I want to be you."

He said, "That's is what I was all along."

He said, "God I don't believe you, it's not true. Now you are fooling me, you were in me, I was with you everybody was seeing me through you and now you are telling me that I have gone nuts, it is no relationship anymore," God said, "Let us make a deal. Whenever you call me I'll be before you, whenever. Whenever you call me I'll be with you, but I'll not be through you."

He said, "Good deal, I'll see."

So he went to some place, he used to sit there and lot of people will come around you, so he went to that same place started sitting, meditating. When he opened his eyes there were none, nobody. He called on God, God appeared.

He said, "What happened?"

He said, "They used to come for me through you, now you call me I come, they are not to come, what should they come for. Game is over."

He said, "I don't believe go, go, you are no good God, what kind of God I have got now, giving me a bad time."

Just purely simply childish; then he used to go some place where everybody will come there to love, to sit around him and eat around him and be around him, he went there and he occupied, used to occupy the big table so that everybody can come and sit around that place. He SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. there and ate, and ate and ate and ate and nobody even looked at him, none.

He called God, God appeared, he said, "eat with me," God ate, they both ate, matter ended.

He said, "Now I can go?"

He said, "Go."

He said, "Why those people didn't come?"

He said, "No they used to come and in your presence they used to be elevated. Now you are just you, you are minus me."

There is two ways to relate to God, relate to God or let the God's presence relate through you. There is a gross bizarre way and there is a sophisticated graceful way. GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's way is different than all other ways which I have understood and studied. You should understand GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's way is when the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. deals through your presence. That is why GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. said,

"Khalsa mera roop hein khas"

You are my special presence.

"Khaalsaa mein huon, karao nivaas."

I live in the Khalsa, this has to be understood.

Actually the spiritual life is that better, that's why you are given the banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , you are given the baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. , you are given the sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , you are given the SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. . Through SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. you can charge yourself, through sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. you can elevate anybody and with banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. the God's presence can work through you and through baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. God can be communicated through you. In your presence, through your presence by your presence God can serve other people. And through baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. God can be communicated to other people, through sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. you can elevate other people, through SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. you can always elevate your self. So the process is very complete. It is that complete process will bring you delightfulness.

That's why we dress up for God because we have longing, that's why we believe in God because we have longing, because that's why we read the baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. that we have the communication of God. There is nothing to convince. There is nothing to reason, there is nothing to argue, there is actually to be very frank, nothing to say. All what we say and we speak, now I am speaking to you, actually it is a duty to reach you, but you actually you love me and I love you, you can close your eyes you sit, we all can be at the same horizon, same level in the same space all of us right now and we can totally enjoy that. When children come to Gurudwara you may get upset they make noise, they cry, it's okay. They are not aware they are in Gurudwara.

Now this is the problem, they are not aware in the Gurudwara therefore they make noise, okay. You are present in the Gurudwara you sit silent, you close the eyes, but you are not also in Gurudwara, your mind is going somewhere, my car God knows did I park it right or not, I think I have left my key in it. They are not here, you are not here then who is here? You are mentally not here, they are physically not here, they are not aware they are here, you are not aware you are here.

One girl I was counseling, she said, "I can't go and sit in that Gurudwara."

I said, "Surely you can't go and sit in that Gurudwara. I agree with you. Don't go and sit in the Gurudwara. What is the use of going to Gurudwara and sit in a Gurudwara when you are totally mindless."

I say it is not the Gurudwara which is a problem it is you who is a problem, because you don't have mind to go to the Gurudwara and sit there. Because when you sit in a Gurudwara your mind should sit in the Gurudwara. Problem with you is you go and you sit in the Gurudwara and your mind sit somewhere else.

I was talking to the lady she said, "Well I love Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. I really want to belong to it, it is so much in my heart but I cannot tie turban."

I said, "You should not tie turban and nothing is going to be in your heart. Because it is a simple path of the saints and soldiers. Once you put a turban on nobody is going to look at you as a chick."

Your problem is that you don't want to be you, you want to be somebody else. You want to take energy for something else. Your beauty is how many people wants to date with you how many people wants to love you, how many people call you. You are not looking for God. You don't want to look for how many times God wants to be through my presence, am I worthy of the presence of the God.

I said, "Did you dress this morning with this idea, am I worthy of my God? Can I house my one God in me today? Can I, am I convinced?" Arey saints are saint but saintly beauty is also required. I am not pushing things on you,

"Sahey mera sa tambr swamy maar brahm agam hey datta"

My God is absolutely white as light is and it's far and far away and even beyond that, that my giver is even beyond that. Arey you say you love somebody, you even do not know how to spell love. You are just creeps, use words here, use words there exactly as you do not use proper words you do not use life. You use life here, use your life, life is a force, it has been given you as a gift you can enjoy with it, you can be with God, God gave you life not separated you from it, God is with you, you are with God and God gave you life, you don't use that life for God or in relationship to God, there is no belonging. You have not dressed this morning to make yourself feel, I am going to go and I am going to sit there and God is going to sit through me, GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is going to sit through me, you have no such feeling when you dress up. You feel should I look pretty, pretty for what? Who is going to, if the whole world gives you a certificate you are the pretty. I don't want to say that. I am sitting here.

Four things-sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. , banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. . BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. is given to you so that the presence of God can work through you. Your whole motivation should be to prepare for God, that's why,

"Khaalsaa mera satagur pooraa."

That's where, that is what truly God said, Khalsa is my true GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. because you have the capacity that through your presence God can be felt, no miracle is required. Some people say wherever you go, the people say who are you? Yeah through your presence it should be felt that you are divine. BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , then baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. , through your word it should be felt that you are divine. Through sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , through your deeds everybody should be elevated as divine. SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. through that powerful SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. you should be elevating yourself. Four ways to go. I say all this because those who are sitting here have a chance, otherwise you would not have been sitting here. I would not have been sitting here you would not have been sitting here.

The purpose of life is, that is what the miracle of God is, that's what the presence of God is, God can only bring you here. That's the mercy of God, hand of God, that's why we say, hand of God be with you. When hand of God guides you it can bring to the congregation, it can bring to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , then whether your mind is with you or not that's your problem. Little children come if they would have been conscious that they are sitting in a Gurudwara, they will not utter a word. Because they are unaware what Gurudwara is, they have to learn it and you who are adults who come to the Gurudwara your mind is not with you. So you are unaware you are sitting in a Gurudwara. But you know why we still come? That perhaps one who is aware that he is in Gurudwara, perhaps whose presence is beautiful enough that he has come to the Gurudwara, perhaps whose baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. is engraved in his mind and heart that that's the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's word, if that person shall walk here and on that dust, if it is possible to touch the forehead then destiny will change.

We don't come to Gurudwara for anything else but to seek our own destiny, it's a purely, absolutely, officially, truthfully, a selfish act. It's a purely selfish; we don't wear banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. because we want to look pretty, not a bit. We want to wear a banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. that if that, that's how it is. If you are wearing a beautiful banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. you walk and somebody can look at you, you may not be holy person at all, I am telling you something but when people look at you and they feel holy you become holy. Nobody is powerful enough by his own virtue to become holy. And that's called sangath, wherever you walk as a holyman all the world become your sangath. Whosoever shall look at you shall think you belong to some order of God. That's enough that is the highest SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. , that your presence should remind people of God. What a biggest and a more powerful miracle than that can be that by your very presence you can invoke God ship and Godhood in people. And then your word should be Gurubani. The very word of your should invoke in people the presence of God, then sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , your deed should invoke in people the presence of God and SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. , your continuous totality should invoke the presence of God. Simple ways, simple things and simple life.

And you waste so much time for other things. I wonder, I wonder you have loved me but you have not learned one thing from me, I am the only one who came with nothing to this country, I am the only one who is going to go away with nothing from this country, I am the only one who has everything in this country, is that not enough to learn? Look me from distance, I look an idiot to you, you look me from very near I look an idiot from you, because you are unable to look with anything else because you are idiot yourself. You look me from distance I look very holy to you, you look me from very near I look very holy to you. I have, I have confused more people who are near me than the people who are away from me. You can learn to be just you. It is your essence, which has a destiny to be with God. It is your ego, which is unnecessarily blocking you.

I like to appeal to your egos today; is it fair that through any act and deed what you call it sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. is any act you perform. You want to prove that you are idiots? And I am not saying me and you and us, I am saying look at the world as a whole, look at it, see how much energy and how much life we waste just to let it go waste. If we pile up all that and put it together and just be very simply beautiful, walk beautifully, talk beautifully, live beautifully. Every person has a right to be a saint and it is a simple principle.

"Hasa, isth, upasana, kaan, paan, pheran tulsi katey ek ho tahey mitra pehchan"

These six things should be together and that's the rule of friendship. And if you want to be friend with God, God has not abandoned you at all. Hasa the longing, isth, the altar, upsana the way of worship, eating, kaan, paan, eating, drinking, pehran, how you wear. So make this whole complicated thing simple, GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. said, banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. , sevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. . Instead of six he reduced them to four. And that's the path of the saint.

My urging today is give yourself a chance, that's my call now. Give yourself a chance that the presence of God should work through you, it will be much better, much better that even God work right in presence of you; if you have a God as your assistant secretary you will be no powerful. If you have God in the pocket, in cage, you are no powerful. All what you want out of God will be not powerful at all. I can give you this warning. But if you let the presence of God work through you, you will, nobody will then estimate your power. So make up your mind, feel it today and give yourself a chance. Let the presence of God through your life start be known felt, give it a chance, God gave you life, give this life a chance, that the presence of God be felt through you. That is my honest feeling. I can do it, you can do it, and everybody can do it. Neither your past can do it, nor your present can do it, nor your future can do it. Neither you can do it then how it can happen, let it happen. There's a one word, behold; I give you one commandment today-behold God is in us, let His presence be felt, that's it. Behold, God is in us, let His presence be felt. Simple, feel it, practice it and live it. God shall live through you. I can vouch it.

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa, Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh!

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(YB reads Siri Siri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. GuruSiri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Siri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. GranthSiri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. Granth Literally: knot: book. SahibSiri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. ).END OF THE TAPE

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